CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - A Cedar Rapids business credits a hesco barrier wall for narrowly avoiding flood water this week. Flood water built up inside a few Newbo area businesses on one side of a Hesco barrier wall, while keeping the majority of Newbo dry.
Independently tested to ASTM F2656-07, TerraBlock® carries an M50P1 certification, meaning it stops a 6800kg (15000 lb.) vehicle travelling at 80 km/h (50 mph) within 1m of the fence line. TerraBlock® is included in the US Department of Defense list as the only sand- filled barrier with fence in the Passive Inertial barrier category.
In March of 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) directed the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), to develop and implement reliability standards for electric grid perimeter protection of the nation’s bulk power providers.